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Back doubleur
Alexandre, Arsène (1859-1937) (Author)
Gruel, Léon (1841-1923) (Binder)

Bookbinding : books bequeathed by William Augustus Spencer

Les reines de l'aiguille : modistes et couturières.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1902
Place: Paris
Publisher: T. Belin
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Content: Binding by Gruel, of white crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of fillets inlaid in olive green, the inner adorned with small flowers in gilt and with semicircular indentations at the corners, containing the arms of Paris in gold and silver on a mosaic of blue and red, and small ornaments composed of thimbles, scissors, needles and thread. Doublé with white morocco. Center panel within two fillets inlaid in olive green, and an inner frame of two fillets in gilt interlacing and entwined with delicately tooled foliage and small flowers in gilt and colors. Back tooled, lettered and inlaid. With gilt edges and lining of green grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c20edc70-c5c6-012f-85d5-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Creator Born
  • 1902: Issued
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back doubleur" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1902. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-41f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Back doubleur" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-41f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1902). Back doubleur Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-41f0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Back doubleur